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Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
for superman" and it features the man we choose tonight as our "person of the week." geoffrey canada has created a bold experiment. >> there are solutions. this is not one of those issues that you have a crisis and you say, there's nothing you can do. >> reporter: his solution, the harlem children's zone in manhattan's historic and troubled neighborhood. >> what we wanted to see in harlem was our community looked like middle class communities, where kids had health care and they were eating nutritious meals. where young people didn't have to worry about gangs, and being shot and being killed. >> reporter: the luckiest attend the charter school in the heart of the zone, promises academy. what happens here is being called a miracle. canada's poor minority students are doing as well as their more privileged peers across the country. 650 promises academy graduates are now in college. here's the rub. the only way to get in today is through a heartbreaking lottery. >> and the last number -- >> reporter: but more money is pouring in. the children's zone just received a $20 million gift from gol
ABC
Sep 23, 2010 6:00am PDT
celebrating their expansion to canada. the company asked for actors to play specific roles including mothers, film buffs, even couch potatoes. they had the outside media do interviews about the netflixes in canada. netflixes issued an apology. they say the company did it as part of a fake documentary they planned to shoot in order to obtain a permit for the press event. >> too bad we weren't there. i could play the couch potato. >> that was my role! >> you're the mother. >> that, too. the couch potato mom. >> impersonating a police officer in east bay. what you need to watch out for. >> a big change for the chp after two high-profile chases in san jose. >> the stomach-turning reason millions of cans of baby formula are being recalled this morning. >> i'm terry mcsweeney with the story of healthcare reform. lots of them arriving today. some people love them, some hate them. just about everyone is impacted by them. the story coming up. >> and looking at the lower 48, our major airports are flowing freely but you can see a big massive storm system moving through the midwest which will cause del
ABC
Sep 25, 2010 4:00pm PDT
operation dragon strike. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: three simultaneous attacks along a river near canada hard. -- canada hard. the green zone, a taliban stronghold never before entered by coalition forces. much of the first day was spent finding and destroying caches of weapons. as for the taliban themselves, there's nowhere to be found, they wisely fled the area to stand and fight another day. combat engineers using plastic explosives have destroyed bombmaking facilities and cleared improvised devices before advancing troops. the green zone is the gateway to can't hard, -- kandahar and wasa save haven for the taliban. home to tall tan hotels or bed-down positions. the taliban wanted to hold this area. for now they're gone. now it's the 101st's might -- mission to find them and destroy them. >> dan: a man detained after a tip-off he was carrying explosives on a pakistan airliner has been released. the plane was diverted to sweden after canadian police received a tip that the man was carrying explosives. no explosives were found on the plane. canadian authorities are investigating whether
ABC
Sep 20, 2010 3:05am PDT
in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of american ingenuity, the incandescent lightbulb. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will all but ban the bulbs over the next four years, forcing millions to switch to compact fluorescents. most of which are made overseas. seems the inventio
ABC
Sep 27, 2010 5:00am PDT
into canada. have no effect or any bearing on our weather whatsoever. mid to upper 90s in the south bay today. saratoga and san jose about 95. low to mid-90s through most of the peninsula. upper 80s san mateo and millbrae. 80 degrees along the coast to upper 70s downtown south san francisco and always with mid to upper 90s through the north bay valleys. mid to upper 70s at your beaches. richmond, berkeley, hayward but low to mid-90s for the rest of the east bay shore. east bay valleys, upper 90s to near 100. morgan hill, gilroy, hollister. 89 today in santa rosa. 100 on saturday for a record high. 79 monterey. look at this relief tonight. upper 50s to low 60s in most neighborhoods. your accu-weather seven-day forecast, it is a gradual cooling. we're talking about it is going to take us until at least wednesday to drop 10 degrees and take us until saturday to drop 20 and get our temperatures back where they should be. over the weekend low 60s at the coast, upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-80s inland. here's frances with your traffic. >> yeah, mike, still following this high-speed police
ABC
Sep 25, 2010 7:00am PDT
. the pakistan international airlines jet left from canada. and made an emergency landing in sweden, after authorities got a tip that a passenger was carrying explosives. a suspect has been detained. but so far, no explosives have been found. >>> the american hiker that was released from iran ten days ago has been with iran's president. sarah shourd made an appeal to mahmoud ahmadinejad for release of two other americans, still being held. shourd's fiance, shane bauer, and their friend, josh fattal, are accused of spying. >>> and a federal court has challenge of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. a judge in tacoma, washington, thinks that the air force should reinstate a nurse. she was fired six years ago for homosexuality. the judge said the military had violated her constitutional rights. >>> and finally, the world's largest dodgeball game ever. over 1,700 students and coaches at the university of california at irvine blasted each other with 600 rubber balls. they smashed the previous record by 547 participants. there's a first look at the headlines. back to dan and ashleigh. >
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